🚨 Oscar De La Hoya admits he’s worried for Mike Tyson ahead of Jake Paul clash

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The boxing legend like many is concerned about the return of Mike Tyson.

The former ‘baddest man on the planet’ takes on Jake Paul on July 20th in an event which will be broadcast on Netflix.

The event has some credibility added to it with Katie Taylor’s rematch with Amanda Serrano being added to the card.

Serrano is promoted by Jake Paul and he earnt praise for that aspect of his boxing influence from Oscar De La Hoya.

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Speaking on the MMA hour he said: “I actually like Jake Paul for what he’s doing and the attention he’s bringing to the sport and what he wants to do with his promotional company and help the fighters… I love that.”

The ‘Golden Boy’ slammed Paul for facing ‘Iron’ Mike instead of a ranked contender after Paul had revealed he plans to be a world champion in the sport.

He continued: “But he also talks about being a world champion and taking it seriously. Well, this is not serious – fighting Mike Tyson.

“Yes, I can understand it’s a lot of money… it’s going to attract a lot of eyeballs…

“The only critique I have for Jake Paul is that if you want to take the sport seriously then take the route world champions take.

“Fighting top 20, top 10, top five [opponents] and eventually becoming the mandatory to the world champion. That’s how you do it. That’s how you gain the respect from the fight fans – not fighting [Mike] Tyson.”

He concluded: “I worry about Tyson because we all love him and he’s 57, he’s no spring chicken that’s for sure.”


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